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Crystal M. Hanson

February 24, 1928 ~ March 15, 2021 (age 93)


Crystal  M.  Hanson, age 93 of Clear Lake, WI,  passed away on Monday, March 15, 2021 at the Amery Memory Care where she had been a resident for the past 3 years.


Crystal Mae Hanson was born on February 24, 1928, in Clear Lake, WI,  the daughter of Rudolph & Jennie (Moberg) Benson.  She grew up in the Clear Lake area, was baptized and confirmed at the Swedish Congregational Church and graduated from Clear Lake High School in 1946.    Crystal was married to Gideon L. Hanson on June 14, 1947 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, IA.  Together they made their home in Clear Lake and raised two children, Rodney & Vonnie.   Crystal worked for many years as a cook for the Clear Lake School District.  She was also an active member at the United Covenant Church where she served with the United Covenant Women and taught Sunday school for most of her adult life.   She was also a member of the Clear Lake Homemakers Club and loved gardening, flowers, and arranging and displaying her floral creations.   Crystal was proud to say she lived in Clear Lake, WI all of her life, and did so until she moved to Amery Memory Care in 2017. 


Preceded  in Death By

her husband, Gideon Hanson; 

parents,  Rudolph & Jennie Benson; 

brothers,  Robert & Sherman  Benson;   sisters, Violet Johnson & Ardell Brihn


Survived by

Daughter & Son

Vonnie Hanson  -  Amery, WI

Rodney (Patricia) Hanson  -  New Richmond, WI



Carin (Chris) Laird -  Maple Grove, MN

Kyle (Katelyn) Hanson  -  Medina, MN


Great Grandchildren

Caden Laird  -  Maple Grove, MN

Henley, Eden, & Ada Hanson  -  Medina, MN


Relatives & Friends


Funeral Service -  2 pm  at  the United Covenant Church in Clear Lake, WI, on Sunday,  March 21, 2021

with a visititation  at the church an hour before the service.


Clergy  -  Pastor  Dan Pearson

Music   -  Margaret Peterson

Interment at the Swedish Congregational Cemetery in Clear Lake, WI


Funeral Service arranged by the Scheuermann-Hammer Funeral Home in Clear Lake, WI



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March 21, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
United Covenant Church
348 5th Street NW
Clear Lake, Wisconsin 54005

Funeral Service
March 21, 2021

2:00 PM
United Covenant Church
348 5th Street NW
Clear Lake, Wisconsin 54005

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